174576 Captain Gordon Douglas Heane BUDGEN, MC, MiD, 13 HAC Regiment, RHA: 01/04/1945

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    Personal Number: 174576
    Rank: Captain
    Name: Gordon Douglas Heane BUDGEN, MC, MiD
    Unit: Royal Horse Artillery

    London Gazette : 16 January 1945
    The undermentioned 2nd Lts. (War Subs. Lts.) from emergency commns. to be Lts., 17th Jan. 1945, with seniority as stated:—
    Gordon Douglas Heane BUDGEN (174576). 27th Apr. 1943.

    London Gazette : 1 March 1945
    The Military Cross.
    Lieutenant (temporary Captain) Gordon Douglas Heane Budgen (174576), Royal Horse Artillery.

    London Gazette : 23 August 1945
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in North West Europe: —
    Royal Horse Artillery
    Capt. (temp.) G. D. H. BUDGEN, M.C. (174576) (killed in action).
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    Captain Gordon Douglas Heane Budgen | War Casualty Details | CWGC

    Service Number: 174576
    Awards Military Cross
    Regiment & Unit/Ship: Royal Horse Artillery, 13 (Honourable Artillery Coy.) Regt.
    Date of Death: Died 01 April 1945
    Age 24 years old
    Buried or commemorated at REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
    Grave Reference: 55. B. 18.
    Location: Germany
    Additional Info: Son of Air Commodore William Douglas Budgen, O.B.E., and Evelyn Bridgett Budgen, of Sparrow's Green, Sussex.
    Personal Inscription: "UBIQUE"
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    123 O.C.T.U. Rugby XV Cadet G.D.H. BUGDEN (back row fourth from left)
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    Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News 13 December 1940
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    From the 23H Story:


    Reichswald - Budgen_GDH.jpg

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